Edukata, The Innovative Learning Activity Design Toolkit

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The culmination of three years of work by the design team in Aalto is here: Edukata , the innovative learning activity design toolkit. Often, this complexity is not reflected in the scenarios, making the active implementation of change is difficult to introduce and sustain. These learning activities will address design challenges and will build on design opportunities as well as supporting resources that educators identify during the Edukata design process.

Mobile Citizen Activism.How about student activism?

Cell Phones in Learning

While I think that students can definitely participate in their own citizen journalism around their community, I also think mobile phones provide a wonderful opportunity for student activism. Another resource that I think might be helpful for activism is text messaging. One idea that I thought of was to use Twitter as a tool for social activism.

VVOP12 – Learning activity workshop for teachers

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As part of the VVOP12, we facilitated a workshop for teachers to explore the iTEC reflection tools through the cycle 4 Learning Activities. We asked them to form team, and to perform 4 Learning Activities: Dream – understand and questing a design brief. Explore – Collecting information in relation to the design brief. Make – Creating a design or forming ideas. Reflect – Recording an audio-visual reflection.

Lots of Mobile Activity

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It has been a very busy Fall for mobile learning. We are making plans to upgrade this site and add some new features, but want to wait until the new Joomla is released (hopefully very soon now). We'd love to hear what else would make this a valuable site for those interested in mobile learning.Some recent happenings of interest include:T-Mobile is offering one year of complimentary T-Mobile HotSpot service to those who participate in the Give One Get One campaign to put laptops into the han.

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Please note that this site is no longer active. While no new content will be added, it remains a resource of mlearning papers, presentations, projects and more

TXTBlaster.Create Keywords for Groups and Monitor Activity

Cell Phones in Learning

Imagine being able to have groups of students using text messages to communicate back and forth to each other about a class project and have it documented in one easy location for the teacher to monitor the group activity. Imagine being able to send text messages back and forth between yourself and your students, or yourself and your student's parents, or yourself and members of a committee.

TXTBlaster.Create Keywords for Groups and Monitor Activity

Cell Phones in Learning

Imagine being able to have groups of students using text messages to communicate back and forth to each other about a class project and have it documented in one easy location for the teacher to monitor the group activity. Imagine being able to send text messages back and forth between yourself and your students, or yourself and your student's parents, or yourself and members of a committee.

The ONE Campaign Uses Mobile Messaging to Drive Twitter Activism

Mobile Commons

The post The ONE Campaign Uses Mobile Messaging to Drive Twitter Activism appeared first on Mobile Commons. Creating a groundswell of Twitter support can be a powerful way for an organization to make its voice heard. After all, more and more people use Twitter to get their news, and mainsteam media often source opinions and insights directly from people’s tweets. But how do you get your supporters to tweet with enough volume so that your issue is actually noticed?

Podcasting Activities | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Podcasting Activities 12 09 2006 When is a podcast not just a podcast? That’s not a riddle… podcasts can be used as a medium for a number of research and learning activities. The Moving at the Speed of Creativity blog just published this great list of some podcasting activity ideas and suggestions.

Workshop Activity: Paper Blogs | Mobile Learning

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MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. Call for Action (CfA) is an intensive studio seminar on contemporary technologies and activism. I am excited to see higher education recognizing the benefit of using cell phones in global communication and activism. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive. It mentioned a new graduate course/seminar being offered at MIT.

MIT Introduces First Graduate Course on Mobile Phones for Social Activism

Cell Phones in Learning

The graduate seminar (Call4Action) focuses on how mobile phones and other devices are being used around the world for activism. Call for Action (CfA) is an intensive studio seminar on contemporary technologies and activism. I am excited to see higher education recognizing the benefit of using cell phones in global communication and activism. I just read an interesting post on MobileActive. It mentioned a new graduate course/seminar being offered at MIT.

Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Four R’s Model and Mobile Learning Activities 11 08 2006 Repost of posting to EdNa forums , with other commentary here. We can classify mobile learning activities using an activity-based model of the “Four R’s of Mobile Learning”.

Week 15 Activity 2.1 Mobile learning « The Masters Ode

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The Masters Ode Home About Me Week 15 Activity 2.1 Learners struggling with personal organisation – for example, arriving in class on time, following directions and managing learning activities beyond face-to-face sessions – have found devices such as PDAs and smartphones helpful. Leave a Comment Name Required Email Required, hidden Url Comment Some HTML allowed: Trackback this post | Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed Posts Week 15 Activity 2.1 week 14 Activity 1.2

Mobile Active.A mobile world

Cell Phones in Learning

One of my favorite blogs is called Mobile Active. There are many blog posts and article references concerning youth activism projects such as this one from Albania and citizen journalism activism such as this one from Sri Lanka. This site really inspires many of my ideas concerning student activism projects. The site is devoted to topical issues concerning ways that social organizations and citizens are using their cell phones globally to advocate for a cause.

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Location Moblogging.Resources? I've exhausted my search.

Cell Phones in Learning

Health students could document their athletic activities and see the results online. From a post on Mobile Learning (Thank you Leonard Low!), I got the idea to start researching "loco mobloging" or location mobile blogging, where you can use your cell phone to immediately pinpoint your location on a map and post to the internet.

mLearning-World.com: m-Learning: Microlearning

mLearning World

skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, December 18, 2006 m-Learning: Microlearning Another M for mLearning- m-Learning: Microlearning Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities.

mLearning-World.com: mLearning Worlds New Domain

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, September 25, 2006 mLearning Worlds New Domain mLearning World now has its own WWW domain: [link] Our Blogger.com domain is still active as well @ [link] As my long time readers know, we used to own the domain [link] , however when our hosting service through the MBA Association went under, that domain was grabbed up before we could bid on the renewal.

Location Blogging for Free without Software!

Cell Phones in Learning

Finally! After much research I have found a great and free web2.0 application that couples with cell phones for location blogging. It is called Flagr. Flagr allows anyone to create an account. And Flagr works with just about any basic cell phone (no smartphones needed), and no need to download software! In Flagr you can participate in the large global community Flagr map (similar to the Twitter public timeline) OR you can create your own maps.

The Mobile Learner » How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?

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Cheap SMS | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Cheap SMS 12 05 2006 At our Board of Studies Mobile Learning workshop in February, we ran an interactive “treasure hunt&# activity to demonstrate some of the ways mobile phones could be used to facilitate learning experiences. As part of that activity, we communicated with all of the “teams&# using SMS.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Creating Interactive Workbooks for Schools

Kitaboo

There are primarily three levels of practice activities that these practice workbooks have – Activities that provide basic revision and language manipulation to students. Activities that involve more productive exercises.

You’ve Implemented Mobile Learning – Now How Do You Sustain Interest?

Upside Learning

A common thread I've noticed is there is a lot of initial excitement/activity during the mobile app roll out period the first few months. One of the things I always like doing is talking to our customers about 6 months after our mobile performance support tool (Upside2Go) has been implemented in their organization. Yet as […]. Mobile Learning

eLearning On Tablets – Free eBook

Upside Learning

Tablets are no longer limited to entertainment purposes like watching video or playing games; but now are a part of organizational L&D activities across businesses large and small. We truly believe tablets are a game changer and that there is strong merit in delivering eLearning on tablets. The tablet market is showing exponential growth with […]. eLearning Technology Mobile Learning

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9 Biggest Myths about Digital Publishing finally debunked!

Kitaboo

This will help you extend your reach to the areas with no active internet access. . The publishing industry has undergone a paradigm shift since the emergence of eBooks.

Mobile Web Best Practices Checker | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Mobile Web Best Practices Checker 30 08 2006 W3C have been actively pursuing standards to enable mobile browsing fromt he web a reality, through their Mobile Web Initiative.

Constructivism and Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning

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The basic premise of Constructivist learning theory is that learners must actively “build&# knowledge and skills, and that understanding comes from these cognitive constructs, rather than from any external sources of data. The learner becomes an active “discoverer&# of information and the process of their discovery can be recorded and supported by mobile devices that can be conveniently carried with them.

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

Boasts of a very active online community. A content authoring tool refers to software that enables you to create interactive digital training content , easily convert it into different formats, and offer it to learners either through the web or a learning management system.

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Cycle 4 pre-pilots can start

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Please familiarize yourself with the learning stories and packages of learning activities and our instructions for reporting and performance. Remember that the stories are not meant as prescriptions, but rather represent examples of how the learning activities work together. To translate learning stories or learning activities into your native language, we encourage you to use the translation capabilities on this website.

Best Online Learning Platforms for Employees 

Kitaboo

Detailed information about user activity and course consumption. It is a well-known fact that employees are only as good as the training that is provided to them.

Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

Float Mobile Learning

Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the

How to Create Online Training Programs for Bank Employees

Kitaboo

If they are trained for things such as presentation skills, or time management skills, make sure that there are several activities that require them to utilize these skills.

5 Actionable Tips to Plan and Create The Perfect Employee Training Program

Kitaboo

You can do this using the following activities – Measure employee satisfaction to know if the training has the desired effects. If planned and implemented thoughtfully, employee training programs can play a big role in defining the overall success of an organization.

6 Must-have Features for Interactive Online Platforms

Kitaboo

Activity Oriented Learning. In order to accomplish this, these platforms design activities which, when associated with a specific training module, can help increase the employee engagement rate exponentially.

iPods in Education Part 12: Customized Learning Using Apps

The Mobile Learner

Approximately one week ago, I activated and began using an iPhone 3G S and feel that while not yet an expert, I can now begin discussing intelligently how such interactive mobile devices can be used to help students learn. There has been a gap of several months since I last shared ideas in the form of a blog post on the topic of using iPods in Education.

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Creating Interactive Training Modules: A Step-By-Step Guide

Kitaboo

As the name suggests, interactive training is a form of training, in which learners learn by doing and are, therefore, active participants in the knowledge gaining process rather than passive absorbers of information. The digital era has relegated static online courses to the pages of history.

My New Book: Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones Coming in JUNE!

Cell Phones in Learning

The book is an easy read with many examples of activities. Some ideas in the book include documenting learning on family trips, everyday activities where learning can occur via cell phone, using parent's own phones for learning activities, and safety. Book Description from ISTE: Audio and video recording, brainstorming, data collection, blogging, research, polling, social activism--what do these activities have in common?

DevLearn 2017 Recap

Float Mobile Learning

At DevLearn there were many activities to experience and speakers to learn from, including many topics in the microlearning community. Well, we just returned from our trip to DevLearn 2017. To learn more about the Multiple Microlearning Opportunities that were at DevLearn check out the link. That blog post outlines four main microlearning categories that were at … The post DevLearn 2017 Recap appeared first on Float. Conferences DevLearn microlearning

Cycle 4 Full Pilot Material

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This cycle Learning Stories and Activities focus on “real world” challenges, that is, challenges related to the sociocultural context of the students and are personally meaningful to them. The activities focus extensively on extending the role of the teacher. Each activity provides teachers with suggestions for developing their expertise, including digital and pedagogical competence. Listen – To carefully consider students’ interests and needs in shaping classroom activities.

Best Practices in Designing Employee Training Courses

Kitaboo

For example, recent college graduates will respond better to kinaesthetic aids like interactive quizzes and activities while older employees would prefer credible, written material. . Presenting them with an interactive story that they can relate to and engage with, gives your employees the exclusive chance to get actively involved with the nooks and crannies of your training program. .

Digitization of Books – Reasons And Benefits of Going Online

Kitaboo

Once you decide to digitize your books, you don’t have to indulge in the usual printing and re-printing activities anymore. In the last few months, the pedagogical landscape has undergone a significant transformation.

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How to Build Online Training Solutions for the Modern Salesforce

Kitaboo

Define Your Learning Objectives: Every sales activity has its objectives – it may be that your employees are trying to match products to customer needs at the right price, or they have to introduce new products to prospective clients.

Ensuring Continuity in Learning in the Times of COVID-19

Kitaboo on EdTech

As state-imposed lockdowns continue to hamper business activities, companies are finding out ways to mold themselves in this ‘new normal’ situation. Apart from the academic course material, institutes can also offer creative activities to keep their learners engaged. To ensure the active participation of employees during digital training sessions, efforts can also be made to include social-learning components.